A MOTORCYCLIST has died after a crash this morning.

The man in his 30s died at the scene in Rainford following the incident, which happened at 11.15am on Saturday.

The crash involved a car and a motorbike.

A police spokesman said: “Officers were called to the scene on the Rainford Bypass at Mossborough Road at around 11.15am.

“Next of kin are in the process of being informed and enquiries are ongoing. 

“The driver of the car stopped at the scene and is helping with enquiries.

“Road closures are currently in place on the Rainford Bypass at Mossborough Road and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

“Anyone that witnessed the incident, has dashcam footage or information that could help us in investigating this incident is asked to DM @MerPolCC or to call 101 quoting reference 362 of 5/10/19.”